attend the show your dog must be entered (entry forms will be available on this
dog must be at least 6 months of age on the day of the show.
enter a specific class your dog must be registered with the Kennel
Club (and be a pedigree dog).
care in considering which class is right for your dog (take advice if
unsure) - There is no obligation to enter more than one class.
may find it useful to take your dog to ring craft classes to gain experience
on how to show your dog - your local ring craft society details can be
obtained from the Kennel Club.
complete the entry form Clearly and remember to send the correct fee.
(Only complete one line per dog and list multiple classes where applicable
in the class box)
ATC number refers to the Authority to Compete Number, which is issued to
overseas exhibitors (UK registered dogs do not have an ATC number)
must be dated and received by the closing date. This is usually given
as a postmark date.
are included for Junior Handlers, this encourages youngsters to learn how to
handle and appreciate their family dogs.
your dog's breed is not listed in the schedule then you can enter the Any Variety
Not Separately Classified classes (AVNSC) - these are for those breed not separately
Any Variety Classes (AV) are open to all breeds, and are effectively a second
opportunity to show your dog.
Register breeds can only be shown in Imported Register classes (IR) we only schedule
these classes at our May shows.
familiarize yourself with the KC rules